The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 19 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.68% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.45% 1.13% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate £500 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
REST
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 177 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.31% 21.91% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 109 93
Average daily rate £355 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 18 (90.00%) SOAP
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) SOA
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (40.00%) Middleware
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Retail
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (35.00%) .NET
7 7 (35.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) High Availability
7 7 (35.00%) DevOps
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) XML
8 6 (30.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) WCF
9 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (25.00%) SaaS
9 5 (25.00%) MSMQ
10 4 (20.00%) User Experience
10 4 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
10 4 (20.00%) Blockchain
10 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
10 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (20.00%) DOM
10 4 (20.00%) HTTP
10 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Flyway
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (20.00%) iOS Developer
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Designer
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Designer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Web Architect
7 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) SOAP
2 8 (40.00%) Middleware
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) JSON
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 4 (20.00%) DOM
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
8 2 (10.00%) WSDL
8 2 (10.00%) XSD
9 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blockchain
1 4 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) DataPower
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) SOA
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (35.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Android Development
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) EAI
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Microservices
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago